Britain's Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, is engaged to be married to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal palace announced on Monday, ending months of speculation about their relationship. (more)
FlyBe Flight 4447 (BE4447) declared an emergency shortly after taking off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport in England for a flight to Faro in Portugal, officials say. The aircraft was diverted and has now landed safely. (more)
Actor Peter Capaldi, who has been the Twelfth Doctor since 2014, announced on Monday that he plans to leave the show after the upcoming season. It is not yet known who will succeed him as the next doctor. (more)
Legendary British actor John Hurt, who is best remembered for his roles in movies such as "The Elephant Man," "Midnight Express", and several "Harry Potter" films, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 77 years old. (more)
The results of an autopsy carried out on pop superstar George Michael were "inconclusive" and further tests are needed to determine the cause of death, police say, less than a week after the singer was found dead at his home.
Six people who are allegedly involved in the preparation of acts of terrorism have been arrested in a series of counter-terror raids across England, British police say. Only few details have been released. (more)
After an altercation at a meeting of its European lawmakers, the party said the candidate for the leadership of Britain's UKIP party is in a serious condition. On Wednesday Steven Woolfe announced his intention to lead the right-wing, anti-immigration party. According to interim party leader Nigel Farage, he collapsed after the incident at the European parliament in Strasbourg. Farage tweeted on Thursday: "I deeply regret that following an altercation that took place at a meeting of UKIP MEPs this morning that Steven Woolfe subsequently collapsed and was taken to hospital. His condition is serious."